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Tardu Kuman's Stoa Design: Simple Joints, Awesome Furniture

I just stumbled across—and am totally in love with— the construction of this simple bookcase. Called the Stoa Kitap 03, it's the work of …

The Wind Portal: Walk-Through Gate Made of 5,000 Paper Windmills

Like that massive Bocci chandelier, The Wind Portal is one of those can't miss art installations showing from now till September 22 at the London Design Festival. Designer Najla El Zein has created a huge 8-meter high gate made up of 5,000 paper windmills. The interactive wind installation is being …

Renewable Energy

Dreamy Architectural Watercolors by Sunga Park | Colossal

<p>These architectural watercolor studies by Sunga Park seem to drip and fade out of focus like a memory or a dream. The graphic designer and …

Canyon Urban Concept Bike Offers Urban Freedom for Its Rider

For Canyon team, pure cycling means designing and building the best bike to share our passion for sport. <b>Canyon Urban concept bike</b> was born out of the …

Industrial Design

Take Breath Tea Pot by Pinyen Creative

This teapot, called Take Breath, literally caused me to take an extra deep breath because, well, it’s breathtaking. Made of ceramic and wood, it …

Ghostly Shadows Weave Like a River Through Frankfurt

If you love street art, now's the time to be in Europe! Not only is the Nuart festival happening in Norway (September 7 – October 20), Germany is putting on an incredible show featuring Brazilian graffiti art (September 5 – October 27). Gallery Schirn Kunsthalle is curating the dynamic show, called …

Streetwear

Leaf Vein Pillows by Mika Barr

Designer Mika Barr, whose Ori lamp has always been a recent fave, has launched a series of complementary pillows, too. But of the new pieces, these …

NotOnlyWhite Bathroom

If you are looking at re-doing your bathroom then have a look at what Dutch designer Marike Andeweg has conjured up HI-MACS. The versatile material …

World Time for Dummies

The WRLDCLCK simplifies telling time in different cities in one clever and awesomely simple device. The user can personalize the clock to their …

A Visit to Platform 39

Design Store(y) visits new lands this month to tour Platform 39 in Beirut. Proprietress Rana Yazigi curates items created by designers from the …

Upside-Down Shower: Ground-Up Design for Decks & Yards

For in-house and off-grid use alike, a traditional top-down shower still probably makes the most sense – in the first case, there is no reason not …

Bottom Up

Corporate Identity by Woodlake Design Studio for Hansen Text & Concept

Simple Corporate Design.<p>Frankfurt, Germany based Woodlake Design Studio has created this nice and simple corporate identity for Hansen Text & …

Graphic Design

Sou Fujimoto’s Giant Serpentine Pavilion Converted into a Storm of LED Lightning by UVA | Colossal

<p>For the last thirteen years Serpentine Gallery has invited a guest architect to design a temporary structure on the London gallery’s front lawn. In …

Kickstarting: A Handy Bluetooth Keyboard For Your iPhone

MyType is a flexible keyboard for your smartphone or tablet. And it fits in your pocket.<p>MyType, the pocketable, Bluetooth keyboard for smartphones and tablets, has been a long time coming. It could be said that the idea spans decades, back to 1989, when inventor Brunn Roysden first thought up the …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

For inspirational ceramic tile flooring, look no further than Catalonia.<p>Steven Holl collaborated with craftsmen on every element of this landmark performing arts building.<p>Dive into our essential guides on building-products to help you design your next project.<p>These intricate structures unite …

Architecture

Little leaf world by Tang Chiew Lin 

Using Giant Mirrors to Harness the Sun--For Social, Not Solar, Power

During several wintertime visits I've made to the Scandinavia, I found the nearly 24 hours of darkness novel; but living there, I'd find it …

Modern Abstract City Maps | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these abstract city maps by Jazzberry Blue (warning: audio). The cities you see above as well as Jerusalem and New Delhi are …

Articles about modern design japan 5 intuitive interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Simple yet sophisticated, these new directions can help your space evolve.<p>Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>As much as we admire …

Product Design

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In pictures: Art Basel 2013

Streetwear

Mass Observation: This is Your Photo – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jul/20/mass-observation-photographers-gallery-exhibition<p>720<p>The Photographers' Gallery exhibition …

The weekend in pictures

Minimalist Photos of Overcast Sunrises Over the Sea in Barcelona

<i>Silence is Grey</i>, that’s the message behind architect and advertising creative Rodríguez Moranta‘s photo series of the same name. Consisting of the …

design

Birds Made of Flower Petals and Leaves by Red Hong Yi | Colossal

<p>Known for her numerous art projects where images are created using numerous objects, artist Red Hong Yi has begun a new series of birds made with …